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  • life Parenting

    Birthdays + More!

    Josh turns 48 today (!!!!!) Apparently Genevieve wished him happy birthday first- at 1 AM when she got up to drink water and found him asleep on the couch (not for any bad reason,…

    December 8, 2022
  • Fitness Parenting Weekend

    5th Bday Party & Workout Report

    Another kids’ bday party in the books! Gymnastics + snacks + cupcakes (from Misha’s and yes I had one despite yesterday’s post) = very happy 4+ year olds. And happy parents, because the kids…

    December 4, 2022
  • life Parenting

    Picking My Battles . . .

    Summer 2023 My two big kids have decided not to return to sleepaway camp this summer. They most certainly did not have a bad time when they went. Honestly, they seemed to be thriving…

    November 29, 2022
  • life Parenting

    time to REST

    Very glad to be done with my call/work stretch. I’ve had 9 days straight of work during which I did question my part time status a bit because OMG – I certainly wasn’t in…

    November 23, 2022
  • Parenting Planners Work

    Post Call Relief

    Black Friday: Full Focus I’ve had some requests to share some Black Friday deals in the planner world! To be honest, I am not that much of a Black Friday shopper. I often buy…

    November 22, 2022
  • Parenting Work

    Call Week Check In

    At work, I’ve been mostly cheerful. I really don’t mind hospital work. I like feeling useful to other teams as a consultant. I have a sweet and engaged resident working with me, which is…

    November 16, 2022
  • Parenting

    OMG we have a hamster!

    This guy has been a long time coming. Initially, Annabel wanted a bearded dragon. But then . . . she pivoted. My sister has a hamster, and I grew up with a succession of…

    November 15, 2022
  • life Parenting

    Wallowing and Moving On

    I tried yesterday, I really did. We went outside, though for not nearly as long as I would have liked. I held out until 12 pm (when I was scheduled to co-host our Patreon…

    November 10, 2022
  • Parenting

    STORM DAY (again)

    Hello from the 3rd storm day we’ve had this fall. (Yep, it’s our snow day equivalent except less fun because generally you don’t go out and play in a tropical storm — except we…

    November 9, 2022
  • Parenting Reading Weekend

    Saturday Stuff

    The ultimate sacrifice: Saturday to do list: ✅ Workout. No run today! 30 min strength (Rad Lopez full body), check. I have my longest run in quite some time tomorrow so I am happy…

    November 5, 2022